Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 vs Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2

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Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 CPU1 vs CPU2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2

CPU comparison

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 or Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 ? In this comparison, we check which of these two CPUs is better. We compare the technical data and benchmark results.

The Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 has 8 cores with 16 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.40 GHz. Up to GB of memory is supported in 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. The Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 was released in Q3/2013.

The Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 has 10 cores with 20 threads and clocks with a maximum frequency of 3.00 GHz. The CPU supports up to GB of memory in 4 (Quad Channel) memory channels. The Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 was released in Q3/2013.
Intel Xeon E5 Family Intel Xeon E5
Intel Xeon E5 v2 CPU group Intel Xeon E5 v2
4 Generation 4
Ivy Bridge EP Architecture Ivy Bridge EP
Desktop / Server Segment Desktop / Server
-- Predecessor --
Intel Xeon E5-2650 v3 Successor Intel Xeon E5-2660 v3

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

In addition to the number of CPU cores and threads, you can see here whether the Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 or Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 can be overclocked. You will also find the clock frequencies of the processor (single-core and multi-core) here. The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor.

8 Cores 10
16 Threads 20
normal Core architecture normal
Yes Hyperthreading Yes
No Overclocking ? No
2.60 GHz Frequency 2.20 GHz
3.40 GHz Turbo Frequency (1 Core) 3.00 GHz
3.00 GHz Turbo Frequency (All Cores) 2.60 GHz

Internal Graphics

The Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 or Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 has integrated graphics, called iGPU for short. The iGPU uses the system's main memory as graphics memory and sits on the processor's die. A processor with integrated graphics is also called APU (Accelerated Processing Unit).

no iGPU GPU no iGPU
GPU frequency
GPU (Turbo)
GPU Generation
Technology
Max. displays
Execution units
Shader
Max. GPU Memory
DirectX Version

Hardware codec support

A photo or video codec that is accelerated in hardware can greatly accelerate the working speed of a processor and extend the battery life of notebooks or smartphones when playing videos.

No Codec h265 / HEVC (8 bit) No
No Codec h265 / HEVC (10 bit) No
No Codec h264 No
No Codec VP9 No
No Codec VP8 No
No Codec AV1 No
No Codec AVC No
No Codec VC-1 No
No Codec JPEG No

Memory & PCIe

The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the processor. The memory bandwidth depends on several factors and is given in gigabytes per second.

DDR3-1600 Memory DDR3-1600
Max. Memory
4 (Quad Channel) Memory channels 4 (Quad Channel)
-- Bandwidth --
Yes ECC Yes
L2 Cache
20.00 MB L3 Cache 20.00 MB
3.0 PCIe version 3.0
40 PCIe lanes 40

Thermal Management

The Thermal Design Power (TDP for short) specifies the necessary cooling solution to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually only gives a rough idea of the real consumption of a CPU.

95 W TDP (PL1) 95 W
-- TDP (PL2) --
-- TDP up --
-- TDP down --
-- Tjunction max. --

Technical details

Here you will find information on the size of the level 2 and level 3 cache of the Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 or Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 as well as a list of the processors ISA extensions. We have documented the architecture and the manufacturing technology for you as well as the release date.

22 nm Technology 22 nm
Monolithic Chip design Monolithic
x86-64 (64 bit) Instruction set (ISA) x86-64 (64 bit)
SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX ISA extensions SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX
LGA 2011 Socket LGA 2011
VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d Virtualization VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Yes AES-NI Yes
Windows 10, Linux Operating systems Windows 10, Linux
Q3/2013 Release date Q3/2013
900 $ Release price 1150 $
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Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
249 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
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Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
2166 (91%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
2389 (100%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
622 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
578 (93%)
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Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
4893 (90%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
5441 (100%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
312 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
0 (0%)
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CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 2.60 GHz
3008 (94%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.20 GHz
3204 (100%)
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Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
13236 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
13142 (99%)
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Blender 2.81 (bmw27)

Blender is a free 3D graphics software for rendering (creating) 3D bodies, which can also be textured and animated in the software. The Blender benchmark creates predefined scenes and measures the time (s) required for the entire scene. The shorter the time required, the better. We selected bmw27 as the benchmark scene.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
0 (0%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
336.4 (100%)
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Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
128 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
113 (88%)
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Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
966 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
916 (95%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
2460 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
2275 (92%)
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Geekbench 3, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 3 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
31204 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
28770 (92%)
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Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
1.41 (100%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 3.00 GHz
0.93 (66%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Single-Core) results



Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Cinebench 11.5 is based on the Cinema 4D Suite, a software that is popular to generate forms and other stuff in 3D. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.

Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2650 v2
8C 16T @ 3.00 GHz
11.07 (98%)
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v2
10C 20T @ 2.60 GHz
11.26 (100%)
Show all Cinebench R11.5, 64bit (Multi-Core) results



Devices using this processor

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